Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

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How to Get Your Book Considered for Placement in Barnes and Noble and Other Retailers

How to Get Your Book Considered for Placement in Barnes and Noble and Other Retailers

If you’re an independently published author and bookstore placement is a goal for you, the good news is that you have options. Barnes and Noble can be indie author-friendly, but first you need to make sure your book is ready for prime time. How to ensure your book gets bookstore placement consideration: Professional book production […]

Essential Book Marketing Task: Build Your Launch Team

Essential Book Marketing Task: Build Your Launch Team

When I consult with new nonfiction authors, one of the first homework tasks I assign is to build a list of influencers. This is important whether you already have a platform or not, because you might be surprised by how many people you know who can help support your book and your overall author-career goals. […]

Recording: Chris O’Byrne – Build Your Author Business with Booklets and Mini Books

Recording: Chris O’Byrne – Build Your Author Business with Booklets and Mini Books

Join us as Chris O’Byrne speaks on the topic: Build Your Author Business with Booklets and Mini Books. About Chris O’Byrne Chris has been a chemical engineer and a science teacher and has grown JETLAUNCH into a successful, process-driven business. JETLAUNCH has published well over one-thousand books for entrepreneurs, coaches, and many other professionals. They provide a […]

Teleseminar: Marcia Layton Turner – How to Find and Work with a Ghostwriter

Teleseminar: Marcia Layton Turner – How to Find and Work with a Ghostwriter

Event Date: February 20, 2019 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Join us as Marcia Layton Turner speaks on the topic: How to Find and Work with a Ghostwriter About Marcia Layton Turner Bestselling, award-winning writer Marcia Layton Turner has authored, co-authored, or ghostwritten more than 50 nonfiction books. She works almost exclusively with entrepreneurs, […]

How to Write Your Nonfiction Book

How to Write Your Nonfiction Book

Studies show that as many as 80% of people want to write a book. I hear this goal all of the time from people I meet in the business world. Countless numbers of people over the years have proclaimed their desire to write a book, but only a small percentage will actually make their book […]

Optimize Your Blog’s Traffic and Reader Engagement: Cross-Reference Past Content

Optimize Your Blog’s Traffic and Reader Engagement: Cross-Reference Past Content

When writing new posts, include anchored links to related posts that you’ve written previously. Links keep readers engaged, and they are also good for search engine optimization across your site.

Member of the Week, Mina Raulston, author of Pathway to Healing

Member of the Week, Mina Raulston, author of Pathway to Healing

Author Name: Mina R. Raulston Book Title: Pathway to Healing Synopsis Part memoir, part self-help, Pathway to Healing leads the reader through the steps that God led the author to find her spiritual and emotional healing and deliverance following her divorce due to domestic violence. Ms. Raulston firmly believes these steps can be used to […]

Understanding BISAC Codes

Understanding BISAC Codes

The Book Industry Study Group defines and maintains a list of numeric codes used to help identify the categories where books should be shelved. These codes are used by bookstores and libraries to determine placement for books. Examples: BIO029000 – BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Culinary MED016030 – MEDICAL / Dentistry / Orthodontics Download the full […]

The Life-Changing Effects of Passive Income from Book Royalties for Self-Publishers by Gregory Diehl

The Life-Changing Effects of Passive Income from Book Royalties for Self-Publishers by Gregory Diehl

As much as you may be motivated to write your book as an expression of your deepest thoughts or to deliver a potent message to other people, you (literally) cannot afford to neglect its entrepreneurial requirements and rewards. At all times, authors should be aware of how much their books are selling for at retail, […]

Recording: David Newman – How to Shift Your Speaking from Free to FEE

Recording: David Newman – How to Shift Your Speaking from Free to FEE

Join us as David Newman discusses How to Shift Your Speaking from Free to FEE. About David Newman, CSP David Newman, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is the author of the business bestseller “Do It! Marketing: 77 Instant-action Ideas to Boost Sales, Maximize Profits, and Crush Your Competition.” David works with executives and entrepreneurs who want to position […]